Mixing libc6 and libc5-based libs
On Tue, 5 Aug 1997, David Engel wrote:
> Many people are releasing packages built with libc6 and the X
> libraries from the xlib6 package. I've warned people repeatedly that
> this is a bad idea. Programs built this way may appear to work now
> but there could be subtle bugs waiting to popup. There is also no
> guarantee that these programs will work with future versions of libc6.
> I double checked my fears this morning with Ulrich Drepper, the
> upstream maintainer for libc6. He agrees that mixing libc6 and
> libc5-based X is a very bad idea.
I guess the same is true for mixing libc6 and any other libc5-based library,
There are a few packages built with libc6 and libc5-based zlib1,
libc5-based libelf0, and others...
May I file bug reports for all that packages?
Enrique Zanardi firstname.lastname@example.org
Dpto. Fisica Fundamental y Experimental
Univ. de La Laguna
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